Tag Archives: Mascots

  • Guy Gets Punched by Cubs Mascot After Taking Off His Head (Video)

    Guy Gets Punched by Cubs Mascot After Taking Off His Head (Video)

    If you’ve spent any time at all observing sports mascots, you know that sometimes they get into playful fights with other mascots or fans. But it is possible to enrage a mascot to the point of getting punched in the face, and it actually isn’t even that hard.  All you have to do is take […]

  • Minnesota Twins Mascot Catches Ball in Mouth (GIF)

    Minnesota Twins Mascot Catches Ball in Mouth (GIF)

    Sports mascots are often gifted with extraordinary “abilities” that we humans can only dream of.  But usually those same “abilities” are also pretty useless, like doing the Macarena during the 7th inning stretch, or getting into fights with Barney the Purple Dinosaur. However, at a recent spring training game between the Minnesota Twins and the […]

  • 11 NBA Mascots That Will Haunt Your Nightmares

    11 NBA Mascots That Will Haunt Your Nightmares

    Everybody loves a good mascot. Their zany antics are just what you need to keep things light when your team really sucks, or when you’re at the game with kids, or when you’ve run out of beer money. However, as we’ve seen before, there is a pretty fine line between “quirky and whimsical” and “freaky […]

  • Belligerent Hockey Fan Brutally Attacks Beloved Mascot…Really (Video)

    Belligerent Hockey Fan Brutally Attacks Beloved Mascot…Really (Video)

    This year, Marty the Marmot, mascot of the Victoria (British Columbia) Royals of the Western Hockey League, was officially named “Favorite Mascot of the Year” by mascotinsider.com, defeating such world famous mascots as Benny the Bull (Chicago Bulls) and the Sausages (Milwaukee Brewers) in the final round of voting. So that should tell you how […]

  • 11 Creepiest Mascots in Major League Baseball

    11 Creepiest Mascots in Major League Baseball

    Not long ago, we took a look at the creepiest mascots in college football. Today, however, baseball is on our brains. The 2013 season now in its final week, and the playoffs are just over the horizon. So why not take a look at the creepiest mascots in MLB? On the whole, the creepiness factor […]

  • 12 Creepiest College Football Mascots

    12 Creepiest College Football Mascots

    The 2013 college football season kicks off in just under two weeks. But before everyone gets preoccupied with the important storylines—like what Johnny Football ate for breakfast, or who will earn the right to lose to an SEC team in the BCS National Championship Game—we really should take a moment to pay tribute to one of the […]

  • Orlando Magic Mascot and Fans Do the Harlem Shake (Video)

    Orlando Magic Mascot and Fans Do the Harlem Shake (Video)

    Brace yourselves: a tidal wave of Harlem Shake videos are coming. This latest internet meme is somewhere between 9 and 14 days old, depending on which YouTube video you want to pinpoint as the originator. However, in that short amount of time, the trend is already everywhere, including the newsroom at TSN’s SportsCentre. Now it’s […]

  • 15 Teams that Changed Names Without Changing Cities

    15 Teams that Changed Names Without Changing Cities

    Last week, news leaked that the New Orleans Hornets are planning to change their name as soon as the 2013-14 NBA season. And that new name will be…? The Pelicans. Yep, like the bird. Of course, online reaction to the new name seems to have been mostly negative, with people complaining that the noble pelican […]

  • 20 Ridiculous High School Team Names

    20 Ridiculous High School Team Names

    Did you ever notice how the further down you go on the sports pyramid, the weirder the mascots get? For example, there aren’t really any professional sports teams with bizarre names. Sure, some are unusual (Indiana Pacers), anachronistic (Cincinnati Reds), offensive (Washington Redskins) or just plain dumb (Minnesota Wild), but none of them are bizarre. […]